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Wellesley College fJeuus 

Entered as second-class matter November 17, 1916, at the post office at Framingham, Mass., under the act of March 3, 1879. 



VOL. XXVII 



FRAMINGHAM AND WELLESLEY, MASS., MAY 29, 1919 



No. 30 



T. Z. E. STUDIO RECEPTION. 



Many guests attended the very successful Studio 
Reception given by Tau Zeta Epsilon at the Barn, 
on Saturday evening, May 24. Examples of 
French, English and American were shown, some 
of the best of which were Hope by Watts, Song of 
the Lark by Jules Breton, and most beautiful of 
all, the Portrait of Mrs. Langman, by John Singer 
Sargent. Miss Ralston's characteristic and inter- 
esting piano Impressions of Wellesley and also 
her Song Without Words called for long applause. 
During the presentation of each picture members 
of the College Orchestra played softly. 

The program was as follows: 

The Barn, May 24,- 1919 

Catalogue of Presentations from Paintings by 

Modern Artists. 

Piano: Romance Sibelius 

Doris C. Adams, 1920 

1 Hope George F. Watts (1817-1904) 

English 
Tate Gallery: London 
Model: Ferebe Babcock, 1919 

2 A Holland Morning George Hitchcock (1850- ) 

American 
Art Institute: Chicago 
Model: Elizabeth Peale, 1920 

3 POBTKAIT OF MBS. LaNGMAN 

John Singer Sargent (1856—) 
American 
Collection of A. L. Langman, Esq., C. M. G. 
Model: Faith LeLaeheur, 1919 
. Intermission, 2 minutes 
Songs: The Night has a Thousand Eyes 

William Arms Fisher 
The Year's at the Spring M,rs. II. H. A. Beach 
Rita Pond, 1919 

4 Song of the Lark Jules A. Breton (1827-1906) 

French 
Art Institute: Chicago 
Model: Margery Borg, 1920 

5 Sunlight John W. Alexander (1856-1917) 

American 
Art Institute: Chicago 
Model: Marion G. Gaston, 1920 

6 Noble Laut of Venice 

Sir Frederick Leighton (1830-1896) 
English 
Possession of Lord Armstrong: Rothbury, Eng. 
Model: Margaret Post, 1919 
Intermission, 2 minutes 
Piano: Impressions (At Wellesley) 

Marion Ralston 
(Dedicated to Tau Zeta Epsilon) 

a. Indian Trail on the Charles River 

b. Crimson and Gold Maples 

c. Puck on Tree Day 

d. By the Lake 

e. The Breeze 

f. A Little Brown Leaf 

Marion Ralston, Professor of Music at Wellesley 
College Honorary Member 

7 The Angultjs Jean Frangois Millet (1814-1875) 

French 
The Louvre: Paris 
Model: Helen Lumsden, 1919 

8 Isaiah John Singer Sargent (1856—) 

American 

(Detail from the Frieze of the Prophets) 

The Public Library: Boston 

Model: Emily Tyler Holmes, 1920 

Assisted by members of the Wellesley College 

Orchestra. 




Helen Barnabd, 
Senior President of 1920. 



TREE DAY NOTICE. 



If Saturday, May 31, is stormy, Tree Day ex- 
ercises will occur on Monday afternoon, June 2, 
at 3.30. This will make it necessary to change 
the hours of the examinations on Monday, June 2, 
as follows: 

Morning examinations 8.30 to 11.00. 

Morning papers due at 11.30 a. m. 

Afternoon examinations 12.30 to 3.00. 

Afternoon papers due at 3.00. 

If Saturday, June 7, is stormy, Tree Day ex- 
ercises will occur Monday afternoon, June 9, at 
2.30, and the examinations scheduled for Monday 
afternoon, June 9, will be given on Saturday, June 
7, at 2 p. m. 

Students should make places in advance to meet 
this change of date. 

Ellen I. Pendleton. 



LEGENDA ELECTIONS. 



The full Legenda Board for next year is as fol- 
lows: 

Emily Tyler Holmes, '20, Editor-in-Ghief. 

Elizabeth E. Lustig, '20, Associate Editor. 

Emma Anderson, '20 j 

Josephine P. Clark, '20 iLiterary Editors. 

Carolyn Willyoung, '20 

Helen Strain, '20, Art Editor. 

Genevieve M. Thomas, '20, Assistant Art Editor. 

Elizabeth F. Spaulding, '20, Business Manager. 

, , '21, Assistant Business Mgr. 



SOCIETY PRESIDENTS FOR 1919-1920. 



Angora — Catherine Hughes. 
Alpha Kappa Chi — Edna Bowen. 
Phi Sigma — Margaret Cook. 
Shakespeare — Lucia Barber. 
Tau Zeta Epsilon — Marion Gaston. 
Zeta Alpha — Margaret Stevenson. 



COLLEGE HELPS CELEBRATE SOLDIERS' 
RETURN. 



A long parade, headed by a band, wound out of 
East Lodge on Saturday, May 24, picked up the 
Freshmen on Washington Street, and started for 
the Hunnewell playground. An academic proces- 
sion led the line. Next came the Seniors in caps 
and gowns; then the rest of the college dressed in 
white. A group of Red Cross workers preceded 
the Juniors, and behind a Victory Loan banner 
came the girls who had helped manage the success- 
ful campaign at Wellesley. In the line of march 
were 250 service men, selectmen, visiting officers, 
the Wellesley Soldiers' Club, the student body of 
Dana Hall and the Academy of the Assumption, 
parents of the boys, and clergymen. 

Ralph Brown well-known to Wellesley, a camp 
song leader in France led the community singing 
which followed. After Gen. Edwards' talk, di- 
rected chiefly to the soldiers and sailors and their 
parents, the program closed with singing of the 
"Star Spangled Banner." 



THE COMMITTEE FOR PATRIOTIC 
SERVICE. 



Last spring a group of the Faculty who desired 
to further patriotic and relief interests in the Col- 
lege were organized as the Committee for Patriotic 
Service, under the Association of Officers and In- 
structors. The Chairman of the Committee, who 
was largely responsible for planning its scope and 
suggesting the activities of its various sub-com- 
mittees, is Mr. Charles L. Young. 'Ine purpose 
of the Committee was to ascertain what kinds of 
patriotic work were open to us at the Couege, and 
to further all of these that proved available. For 
a few of the sub-committees the only work was the 
investigation of some kinds of work, with the dis- 
covery that these were not practical. But a num- 
ber of the sub-committees were able to render 
definite and valuable service. 

The Red Cross Committee, under Miss Louise 
Waite, organized a workroom in the village for 
the Faculty, thanks to the generosity of Miss 
Caroline Thompson, who- lent her house for the 
purpose, and a large number of surgical dressings 
was the result. A series of talks on the moral is- 
sues of the war was arranged for the dormitories 
by a committee under Miss Brown. Two other com- 
mittees, under Mrs. Hodder and Miss Mary Frazer 
Smith, helped to interpret the war and to stimu- 
late the energies of the College, one by providing 
war literature, and especially by maintaining a 
bulletin board, the other by supplying to the News 
authoritative articles on important phases of the 
war. A committee on work in co-operation with 
the town, with Mr. Graves as chairman, was re- 
sponsible for securing the town service flag. To 
the sub-committee on finance, of which Miss Man- 
waring was chairman, was assigned the work of 
assisting in the Loan campaign. ±he expenses of 
the last two campaigns in the College have been 
met entirely by the treasury of the Committee for 
Patriotic Service. A contribution of twenty-five 
dollars to the town committee in charge of the 
arrangements for the celebration on Saturday was 
sent from the funds of the Committee. 

E. W. M. 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



Boaro of Bettors 



Eleanor Skerry, 1920, Editor-in-Chief. 
Margaret Johnson, 1920, Associate Editor. 
Elizabeth Peale, 1920, Business Manager. 
Dorothy Bright, 1921, As9't Business Manager. 



Assistant Editors. 
Mary Barnet, 1920 Clemwell Hinchcliffe, 1921. 
Muriel Fritz, 1920. Margaret Metzger, 1921. 
Mary Dooly, 1921. Elizabeth Saybe, 1921. 
Margaret Griffiths, 1922. 



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BEDLAM OR NOT? 



The fatal time draws near, and soon the College 
will be enveloped in that wet blanket of college 
joys called examinations. This year studying for 
them is made more difficult because of the two 
Tree Days and the various Commencement events 
that make one want to forget the academic. But 
there is one distracting element that may be 
avoided — unnecessary noise. Heads of floors are 
as anxious to pass their "finals" as any one else, 
and it is not fair to rely on them to keep jumping 
up to "shush" the guilty one. We might project 
the slogan "Each girl do her own. shushing," but 
better than that would be to eliminate all cause 
for "sushing." It is only the old, old plea — indi- 
vidual responsibility and consideration for others. 



HONOR SYSTEM? 



Is Wellesley ready for an honor system? De- 
cidedly not. This does not mean that the students 
are not capable of supporting the system ; it means 
that the rules of the college are not ready for it. 
As a basis for any honor system, there must be a 
general faith in the laws to be obeyed. If the 
laws are usually considered to be just and neces- 
sary, then any community as ethically and morally 
advanced as a college community will readily adopt 
the honor system in regard to these rules. At 
Wellesley there are a number of rules which seem 
unnecessary and impractical to the students. To 
be sure the Grey Book is being revised — but the 
College at large does not know the results of the 
' attempt. The Grey Book will undoubtedly be im- 
proved, but is there not room for further improve- 
■ ment? There are many rules not made by or in 
any way under the control of the students which 
are far from popular. Is it fair to put students 
who are old enough to have common sense, on their 
honor to obey these rules under all circumstances? 
Moreover, the proposed plan of reporting viola- 
tions of the rules by other people, decidedly be- 
littles the "honor" part of the proposed system. 
The reason given for this is that some girls won't 
live up to the honor system. In short, it is a 
threat to be good. 

The plan really seems to reason out this way. 
You are on your honor to obey all rules; if you 
don't obey them some one will tell on you and you 
will surely get your deserved penalty. Doesn't 
this seem to take the honor away from the system? 
If an honor system is to be introduced, let it be 
consistently so. Let there be no police force, 
cleverly called "community interest and responsi- 
bility." No, nor even proctoring at examinations. 
Of course there will be girls who will not live up 
to the system, but they can have no more liberty 
than at present. But would it not be best to con- 
tinue revising the Grey Book until the college feels 
voluntarily that it is on its honor to obey the 
rules? 

College girls are not wholly scatterbrained and 
unreasonable, and if they are, may it not be caused 
by too many fool-proof rules? Putting an iron 
on a person's head doesn't help physical growth. 
Putting minute and unnecessary rules on college 
girls doesn't help their mental and moral growth. 



And putting them on their honor to obey these 
rules may be an effective means of developing 
their honor, but it absolutely prevents any growth 
of a sense of responsibility, of self sufficiency, or 
of the power of choosing for one's self. 



RESPONSIBILITY. 



When the new system of College government was 
formulated, the majority of the College listened 
to the general plan, and without any particular 
consideration, easily approved it and returned to 
their own pursuits. Now the plan is at work and on 
every side one hears complaints. Yet the plan is 
the one proposed to and accepted by the student 
body. But the student body considers it only 
wnen some provision runs contrary to their own 
personal desires. They have not enough sense of 
their responsibility as citizens of the College com- 
munity to interest themselves deeply in her prob- 
lems. Every now and then there comes a spectac- 
ular flurry of agitation over some matter, but it 
soon dies down and the interest remains only with 
a few enthusiastic people. We can never have a 
representative government nor a satisfactory gov- 
ernment until some idea of responsibility as a citi- 
zen can be aroused. 



FREE PRESS. 



All contributions for this column muat be signed 
with the full name of the author. Only articles thus 
signed will be printed. Initials or numerals will be 
used in printing the articles if the writer so desires. 

The Editors do not hold themselves responsible for 
opinions and statements which appear in this column. 

Contributions should be in the hands of the Editors 
by 9 A. M. on Monday. 

I. 
"Adopt" ok Admit Relationship? 

Why all this haggling about "adopting" an honor 
system? It seems a bit like asking whether the 
United States Supreme Court should "adopt" jus- 
tice, or our instructors "adopt" careful considera- 
tion in giving us our semester grades. The fact 
that we have a democratic system of government 
means that for success our College government 
must depend upon the individual honor of each 
girl and moreover upon the responsibility of every 
individual for the welfare of the whole community. 

The real question is, has it become necessary to 
make the fact of our honor system more explicit? 
Does the majority of the student body fail to un- 
derstand that implicit in democracy is this doc- 
trine of the responsibility of each for all? The 
present discussion points to the fact that this is 
not understood. The discussion has lingered large- 
ly on the issue of reporting a law breaker as a 
last resort. There have been two arguments against 
so doing, one a pseudo-ethical argument and the 
other on the question of practicability. 

The standpoint of those who feel that it is not 
for them to report lawbreaking seems to be some- 
what Cain's stand when he asked "Am I my 
brother's keeper?" Cain, we must admit, was an 
anti-social character and so are these girls who 
wish to slough off all responsibility for conduct 
not immediately their own. That humanity must 
be saved as a whole and not as single individuals 
has long ago become a business, and not one of us 
is blameless while the community tolerates laxity 
in keeping rules among its members. 



The argument concerning the practicability of 
applying the "honor system" rigorously is a legiti- 
mate argument. It can be practical if individuals 
co-operate with College government, otherwise it 
will fail. 

In short a rigid honor system is a corollary to 
a sound democratic government ; it is one of the 
responsibilities which must offset the privileges of 
democracy. If we don't want to shoulder our re- 
sponsibilities, let us cease asking to govern our- 
selves. — '19. 
II. 
Knotting in Chapel. 

Musical Vespers have been looked upon by the 
College as a whole as an unusual opportunity for 
peaceful devotions heretofore. Can you conceive 
of any one knitting on a sweater when Miller's 
Nocturne is being played in the hushed and dark- 
ened chapel, or counting the stitches in the light- 
colored wool when the Choir sings something of 
Beethoven, or frantically hunting for the ball of 
yarn which slid to the floor probably when the 
Prayer suddenly interrupted? To a good many 
people who saw just such a thing take place last 
Sunday night it was a real shock. Besides stu- 
dents there were visiting parents, present among 
them perhaps one of those, who, last year, when 
the question of our being permitted to knit on 
Sunday articles for our men in the Service was de- 
cided in favor of so doing because of the great 
necessity, felt misgivings about the establishment 
of such a precedent. In our dormitory I remem- 
ber the scruples of distressed girls were silenced 
by the emphasis on its being simply a war measure 
and certainly not to be construed as sanctioning 
fancy work. Never did I hear it stated that 
knitting was to be done at services in the Chapel! 

We have gay sweaters in the process of construc- 
tion everywhere, at step-singing, in the classrooms, 
— and now at Chapel. What is needed to stop 
those clicking needles — an awakening to the fact 
that such can not be termed vitally necessary 
work, a realization of the right and desire of 
others to enjoy the services undisturbed by the 
dropping of either stitches or ball, or a sense for 
the calm and awe of our place of worship? 
Surely this should not be seen again. 

M. 

III. 

Reserve Books Again. 

A twice told tale is a weary thing, I know. Yet 
I cannot refrain from adding my testimony to 
that of the many before me who have demanded 
where the reserve books go. When one's assign- 
ment is to be found only in one book, and that 
book has disappeared without leaving a trace be- 
hind, one's temper is inclined to rise. When that 
book continues to be conspicuous only by the gap 
that it leaves in the shelf, then one's temper is apt 
to overflow — as mine is doing at present. 

I should certainly think that girls would be es- 
pecially careful now about playing fair. They 
have had a whole year in which to learn the spirit 
of the college and its abhorrence of anything in 
the least underhand. They know how very im- 
portant lessons are just before examinations, when 
there isn't any chance of "doing them later," as we 
were tempted to do back in March. During ex- 
aminations the question will be even more vital. 
Especially after all the agitation about uonor one 
would expect more attention to the rights of others. 

The honor system is undertaking a big task — 
and the greater disgrace therefor to the college. 
The complaint of the girl whose bicycle is gone is 
still to be heard about the campus; note books as 
always, disappear before examinations; things bor- 
rowed are not returned — and my especial plea, re- 
serve books mysteriously vanish. If we can put 
into running order a practical, efficient honor sys- 
tem, we'll have done a great thing. 

—31. 



THE WE I. LESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



IV. 
"College Government" Replies. 

By all means let us remember that experiments 
are experiments. Let us also remember that Col- 
lege Government is not one small group of people, 
but the whole college, — and let us examine the 
facts. 

T. S. believes that if registration has been more 
carefully observed than in former years the new 
ruling in regard to it has been worth-while. Col- 
lege Government records the figures. The only 
sound basis of comparison is the record of Serious 
Errors. In past years a girl incurred "probation" 
for three weeks when she had three Serious Er- 
rors. According to the present ruling, she loses 
her privileges for not less than one or more than 
three weeks (usually two) by incurring one Se- 
rious Error. The year 1917-1918 was an average 
year under the old plan, and in comparison with 
this year offers an adequate test of the new plan. 
Serious Errors Incurred. 1917-18 1918-19 

Tower Court .... 73 21 

Claftin 37 8 

Fiske 11 13 

Beebe 39 5 

Cazenove 51 11 

Pomeroy 35 8 

Shafer 43 5 

Norumbega .... 14 11 

Freeman 31 5 

Wbod 18 8 

Wilder 17 8 

Total 394 110 

These figures show that there have been only 
one-fourth as many Serious Errors incurred this 
year under the stricter ruling as were incurred 
last year. According to the test suggested by T. 
S. the new plan has more than justified itself. 
Any question as to whether or not these figures 
show all the results of the new rule, would lead us 
into a possible discussion of personal honor and 
the Honor System, which is not in point here. 

H. M. '19. 

V. 

What Is It? 

"A whole year has passed, just think! And 
when we return, we'll be Sophomores — oh, I don't 
like that." And why don't the many Freshmen, 
who feel this way, desire to be Sophomores? 
Haven't they ambitions to advance? Of course 
they have; they don't want to stand still but to 
climb higher and higher to success, just as the 
other classes are doing. They wish to attain this, 
however, by skipping Sophomore year — by a leap- 
ing bound to Junior year. Does their happy rela- 
tion to the Juniors over idealize that state of ex- 
istence? But then, the thought of being a Senior 
is not so repellent to them. Is the picture of 
Sophomores painted in such unattractive shades? 
Yet they see many contented Sophomores, who 
often are among their close friends. Still the idea 
exists. The cause — what is it? Can this seeming- 
ly intangible reason be answered by an experi- 
enced person — an upper-classman, perhaps? The 
Freshmen do feel this way; ask them. Surely it 
is more than imagination. They are curious for 
reply ! —'22. 



LIMITED SUFFRAGE IN FRANCE. 



SUMMER 

HATS 



Pastel colors as well as black 
and navy in sport wear hats. 
Transparent hair braid and 
georgette hats in black, rose, 
pink or navy — and leghorns 
for party and dress wear. 



KORNFELD'S 

65-69 Summer St., BOSTON 




THE WELLESLEY HOSPITAL COMMITTEE 
FUND. 



The "loose collection," that part of the Sunday 
morning collection which is not pledged, from the 
collection taken on Sunday, June 1st, will be given 
to the' Wellesley Hospital Committee. This Com- 
mittee sees that the people of Wellesley who must 
have hospital treatment and who can pay nothing 
or only part of the cost are helped. Last year, on 
account of the war, the subscriptions were much 
less than were needed. To make up this deficit 
and provide for the coming year $3,500 is needed. 
All who wish to help can put their contribution in 
the collection Sunday, June 1st. 



MISS HAZARD SPEAKS AT MUSICAL 
VESPERS. 



At the evening service, May 25, in the Houghton 
Memorial Chapel, Ex-President Caroline Hazard 
gave a very short address, using as text "Behold 
I make all things new," from the Gospel of Saint 
John. She spoke of this Spring's coming, of the 
new world era which we as a College have had a 
part in bringing about, with our ambulances, our 
over-seas unit, and our summer camps, and finally 
of the share each and every one must have in 
transforming the barren world by our freshness of 
spirit. Miss Hazard urged that we seek the in- 
spiration of beauty in all things, and, very ap- 
propriately she suggested that we let music lift 
us out of ourselves that evening. The following 
program was given; 
Service Prelude 

Processional: "Sing Alleluia forth" //. C. M. 

Service Anthem: "Behold, God is great" Naylor 
Gloria Patri 

Choir: "O God, Thy goodness" Beethoven 

Organ: Largo (From The New World Symphony) 

Dvorak 
Choir: "The heavens proclaim Him" Beethoven 
Organ: Nocturne Russell King Miller 

Choir: Mount Carmel Arthur Foote 

Recessional Le Jeune 



tained the Wellesley College Choir in a way that 
left nothing to be desired. 

A dinner at Union in honor of the Wellesley 
girls preceded the joint concert which was given 
in Appleton Chapel under the direction of Pro- 
fessor Hamilton C. Macdougall, Director of the 
Wellesley College Choir and Professor A. T. Davi- 
soni Director of the Harvard University Choir. 
Following the concert the members of the Harvard 
Choir gave a dance for their guests. Mrs. A. 
Lawrence Lowell, Mrs. E. C. Moore and Mrs. A. 
T. Davison were the patronesses. And after the 
dance the long automobile ride home completed 
the festivities. To judge by the enthusiastic com- 
ments of the fortunate ones who went — including 
Mr. Macdougall — it was a "wonderful party." 

The program of the joint concert follows: 

Organ Prelude, Concert Piece in E flat It. Parker 

Professor Macdougall 
Redemption Hymn /. C. D. Parker 

The Wellesley Choir and the University Choir 
"O pure in heart" Sullivan 

The Wellesley Choir 
O Bone Jesu Pelestrina 

The University ^..oir 
The Twenty-third Psalm Schubert 

The Wellesley Choir 
Prelude • •«"*« 

Professor Davison 
Crucifixus Latti 

The University Choir 
Mount Carmel Foote 

The Wellesley Choir 
Prayer of Thanksgiving Netherlands Folk-Song 

The University Choir 
"Unfold, ye portals everlasting" Oounod 

The Wellesley Choir and the University Choir 

Postlude, Grand Choeur in E-flat Guil/mant 

Professor Macdougall 



In the Chamber of Deputies, France, a bill is 
now being debated that gives women over 30 years 
of age the right to vote for members of municipal 
councils and general councils of arrondissements 
and departments. One group of deputies opposes 
the bill because it does not give women the right 
to vote in all elections. 



HARVARD ENTERTAINS WELLESLEY 
CHOIR. 



If all the college could belong to the Choir and 
if Harvard's standard of hospitality remained at 
its present high mark there would be little resent- 
ment felt at the loss of "proms." For on Thurs- 
day evening, May 22, the Harvard Choir ent»r- 



ALUMNAE NOTE. 



Ellen Hayes, formerly professor of Astronomy, 
has been elected a member of The National Com- 
mittee for Teaching Citizenship, — a committee "or- 
ganized to encourage the education of the boys and 
girls of the United States concerning the origin 
and development of Liberty, co-operation and dem- 
ocracy; the economic, political and social problems 
confronting democracy today; the responsibility of 
citizens in a democracy and the ends and values of 
living." 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



TECH SHOW IN BOSTON. 



Tech Show 1919, "A Doubtful Medium," will 
play at the Hollis Street Theatre, Saturday, May 
31st for both matinee and evening performances. 
This year's production was written by John G. 
Lee '21 and Jesse Stam '19 jointly and is a musical 
comedy in three acts and a prologue. The pro- 
logue, which is an innovation in musical comedies, 
is an especial feature of the show. Another feat- 
ure is the ballet, without which no Tech Show is 
complete and which is particularly good this year. 

The plot of "A Doubtful Medium" is being kept 
a profound secret but it is hinted that it concerns 
a ring, whose mysterious disappearance and reap- 
pearance in unexpected hands furnishes many live- 
ly situations. The plot is further complicated by 
the remarkable powers of an amateur hypnotist. 
Quite a little interest has been aroused among the 
students of the institute because of the secrecy in 
connection with the plot of the show this year. 
Ordinarily an outline of the plot is given but this 
year the management refuses to give any details. 

It must be remembered that all positions on 
Tech Show are competitive. Twenty-four men 
have been picked for the chorus, twelve of whom 
are "girls." The M. I. T. orchestra, which plays 
for the show is quite an institution in itself. It 
comprises thirty men, chosen from the undergrad- 
uates of the Institute. The orchestra is conducted 
by Mr. William Howard of Boston, who has now 
for several years been selected to lead this organ- 
ization. 

The musical score of "A Doubtful Medium" 
consists of twenty numbers, composed by William 
T. Hedlund, who wrote "Drifting," the hit of last 
year's show. Mr. Hedlund is assisted by E. P. 
Collins, P. W. Carr, and D. M. Minton, Jr., all of 
whom have composed music for former Tech Shows 
or for the professional stage. 

A list of the cast may be of interest to Welles- 
ley readers. It is as follows: 

Dick Warren, a Junior at Tech 

Walter S. Frazier '19 

Marian Wright, the girl Parke D. Appel '22 

Hugh Martin, the "doubtful medium" 

Julius A. Buerkin '19 
Prudence Standish, Dick's elderly aunt 

Edward E. Scofleld '19 
Betty Warren, Dick's inquisitive younger 

sister Frederick S. Britton '19 

Gussie Hunter, who gushes Walter J. Hamburger '21 
Hiram Standish, Dick's youthful uncle 

George B. Allen '21 
Bob Kent, Dick's unconventional pal 

Edward W. Booth '21 
Ethelinda, a specimen of New England coun- 
try help Alexander D. Harvey '21 

Eri, a colored gentleman with a propensity 

for dice and razors. .John A. Philbrick, Jr. '20 
Mr. Wright, Marian's father Henry J. Horn, Jr. '22 
Mrs. Wright, Marian's mother Harold L. Zager '21 

In the opinion of all who have had an opportu- 
nity to judge it, "A Doubtful Medium" will be 
the greatest theatrical success Technology stu- 
dents have ever produced. Tickets may be had at 
Herricks', in Boston, at box-office prices. Re- 
servations can be made by telephone. 



ALLIANCE FRANCAISE MEETING. 



At the final meeting of the Alliance Francaise, 
held in Phi Sigma Friday evening, May 23, a short 
comedy was well presented by members of the 
Alliance. The play, Les Chaussons de la Duchase 
de Bretagne, was an amusing farce hinging on the 
confusion caused by the double meaning of the 
word chaussons. The acting was informal but nat- 
ural, and upheld the cleverness of the lines ad- 
mirably. 

After the play, the election of Emily Kent '20 
as the Alliance's president for next year was an- 
nounced. 





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all three flavors 
in the sealed 
packages— but look 
for the name 

WRIGLEYS 

because it is your 
protection against 
inferior imitations, 
just as the sealed 
package is protec- 
tion against im- 
purity. 




THE EDUCATED WOMAN. 



WOMAN SERVANT ELECTED ALDERMAN 
IN SWEDEN. 



The educated woman must play an even larger 
part in the solving of the big world problems, in 
the opinion of President Mary E. Woolley of Mt. 
Holyoke College, who addressed the Mount Holy- 
oke Alumna; Association recently on the subject 
of "The College Woman as a World Citizen." 

President Woolley declared that she had no fear 
for the home as the result of the increased activ- 
ity of women in world affairs. The American 
woman today enjoys more nearly an equal oppor- 
tunity with men in any chosen field than ever be- 
fore, she stated in the course of her address. Miss 
Woolley has been serving as Chairman of the 
Citizenship Department of the Massachusetts Vvo- 
man Suffrage Association. 



"The Public" is authority for the news state- 
ment that a servant girl in Stockholm has just 
been elected alderman of that city. She litis the 
unique distinction of being the first domestic ser- 
vant elected to such a body. She is said to be 
capable and to take her new dignity .with becom- 
ing modesty. But the wise example she affords is 
in the fact that she will retain her position as maid 
with the family by whom she has been employed 
for a number of years. 

Stockholm has a ballot system of proportional 
representation. 



THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



5 




THESE BOLSHEVIKS. 



Mama dear: 

I have not written you for a long time, because I 
have been so occupied in rescuing my beloved 
Alma Mater from the invasion of the Bolsheviki. 
There is a most terrifying spirit abroad that is 
breaking down all the dear old traditions and the 
splendid rules made by Our Founder. Surely the 
anarchists should realize that those rules, by 
their very long use, have proved their right to 
existence. 

But it is far otherwise. Do not be too shocked, 
Mama, when I tell you that these young women 
desire to go canoeing on Sunday morning. Never 
for a moment will their request be considered, I 
am sure, for I have .spoken severely with some 
of the ring-leaders, telling them that Sunday must 
be kept for dignified thought and serious reading. 
Last Sunday, as I put down my Home Journal 
and thought of the sweet, uplifting story of love 
that I had just read, I realized what a fine way 
it was to spend the Sabbath, and how much better 
than any rough sport, like paddling. 

Then, Mama, these misguided enthusiasts want 
to entertain male guests on Sunday morning. 
How, pray, can the morning service mean inspira- 
tion to them when a hand other than their own 
supports one side of the hymnal? How can they 
raise their sweet voices high, when a low^ tone 
vibrates in competition beside them ? I have done 
my best to combat this heinous idea, and I trust 
I have succeeded. 

I have no time to write further, for I must find 
the young woman who is 'advocating the astonish- 
ing rule that if a student goes into town without 
registering and telephones within an hour, she 
shall incur no penalty. This is so manifestly 
absurd that I need only point out to her that 
there is no reasonable excuse for such leniency, and 
I am sure she will recapitulate. 

For once, Mama, I am doing some real service 
to our college beautiful. 

Your loving daughter, 

Mart. 



AIN'T NATURE GRAND! 



A city girl coming to Wellesley 
Saw violets covering the land. 
"They smell just like violet talcum!" 
She said, "Oh, ain't nature grand !" 

II. 

In zoo. class when asked for an answer 
Concerning a gorgeous and hand- 
Some starfish she shocked her instructor 
By saying, "Oh, ain't nature grand !" 

III. 

A Harvard friend came out to visit 

And paddled her far from the land. 

He told her how lovely he thought her. She 

Softly sighed, "Ain't nature grand !" 



ANOTHER HATE SONG. 



I hate geniuses ! 

They run out in rainy weather, with their faces to 

the sky, and no umbrella; 
And catch their breath when a robin sings. 
They eat beans as though they tasted like ice cream 

cones, or chocolate cake; 
And say they "didn't' know a tiling," when they 

get "A—" 
I hate geniuses ! 

(But I'd like to be one). 

H. B. A. '31. 



THAT NEW C. A. BOARD! 



I've hunted high; 

I've hunted low, 

But still I cannot find it. 

I've asked most every one I know 

And they all just ignore it. 

I've seen it indexed time again, 

And often underscored. 

I've looked for notices in vain 

On that new C. A. Board ! 

C. C. 1922. 



Editor's Note: — We are printing this by request, 
all those who get the point are eligible for Phi 
Beta Kappa. 

SELF-HELP. 



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Magazines Textile Mending 

Lewandos Cleaning and Dyeing 
Cask s Woven Names 

F. H. CURRIER, Agent 

14 GROVE STREET WELLESLEY 

Houghton-Gorney Flower Shop 

Parle Street Church. Boston 
Telephones Haymarket 2311-2312 
Or i (final — Artistic — Decorators 
^ Free delivery to Wellesley. 

PORTRAITURE 

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Hours: 9 to 5 Telephone Conn. 

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For Prompt Service 

Competent Drivers 

Comfortable Cars 



An Imaffist Verse. 

Lo! 

Lo! 
A wind did blow 
Through the school of schools 

East and west. 
Twenty will know 
What made it blow 
To the P. of Fools. 



Look for cars marKed E. O. P. 



D. C. '19. 



There is one comforting thing about the work 
being done on the quadrangle — none of the in- 
mates need ever feel homesick for a bit of the 
"ould sod," for it is grafted all over the campus. 



The latest directions for knitting sweaters are 
exceedingly simple, since they require no neck 
at all. The idea is that any one of the stitches 
will serve equally well as the necessary hole. 




Telephone 409 for prices to Boston 
or other trips, or call at Garage 

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Special Supper with Waffles 
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THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



Buy Your 
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AT 

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Also lovely things in 
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At very LOW prices. 
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COLLEGE NOTES. 



TRAINING FOR SOCIAL WORK. 



The Wellesley National Bank has a long list 
of College subscriptions to the Fourth Loan on 
which the required ten per cent monthly has not 
been paid. On a number no payment has been 
made since the first, last October. It is not fair 
to ask the bank to carry these subscriptions in- 
definitely, especially now that the burden of the 
Fifth Loan partial payment subscriptions must 
be carried. By the monthly payment plan the 
banks really lend money to subscribers for 
several months, and if a bank has to keep a 
large part of its funds tied up in such loans, 
which are made at a rate of interest below what 
the bank could receive from other sorts of loans, it 
is at an obvious disadvantage. 

If subscribers cannot pay before leaving in 
June all the eighty per cent that is due, at least 
they should call at the bank and arrange for sum- 
mer payments. A special notice will be sent to 
all who have more than half still due. Those who 
have savings accounts can easily arrange to finish 
their Fourth Loan payments. 

The Wellesley National Bank has been extremely 
considerate in helping us to make our subscrip- 
tions, and we ought to play fair by fulfilling our 
obligations. 

It is not comfortable for our pride in our busi- 
nesslike dealings to learn that Dana Hall has a 
far better record in this matter than Wellesley 
College. 

E. W. Manwamno. 



PREPARATION FOR MEDICAL SOCIAL 
WORK. 



At a meeting of the New England Association 
of Hospital Social Workers on March 5th, Miss 
Ida Cannon, Chief of Social Service at the Mass. 
General Hospital spoke on "Special Features of 
Preparation for Medical Social Work": 

There are several schools scattered about the 
country which offer courses in social work. These, 
however, give no special training for medical so- 
cial work but turn their attention to the inter- 
pretation of practical work. A three year pre- 
paration for medical social work should be looked 
forward to. As the medical social worker is close- 
ly associated with scientific men, the scientific point 
of view is most essential. An elementary course 
in anatomy, and enough physiology to understand 
the functions of the body, should be included in 
the preparation, together with psychology, espe- 
cially the behavioristic side, and a knowledge of 
all important public health movements. The mat- 
ter of diagnosis and prognosis is most important. 
A medical social worker should understand enough 
of diagnosis to be able to tell how the functions of 
the body are affected, but prognosis is by far the 
greater concern both for the doctor and social 
worker. 



At the Zeta Alpha house, Monday evening, May 
26, Miss Smaill entertained the members of her 
Reading and Speaking classes. 

Legendas have come ! 



ENGAGEMENTS. 



'20. Margaret Owen to Weir Orford Merri- 
weather, M. I. T. ex-'20 of Montclair, N. J. 

'19. Reno Harris to Alfred Gardner, Harvard 
1918, of New York City. 



YALE. 

The University has subscribed to one-half of the 
bond issue of $1,000,000 which is being raised to 
secure new hospital buildings in New Haven. 
When completed, the hospital facilities will be the 
best in New England. The university has also 
voted an increase of $75,000 to the budget of the 
Medical School for next year. 

The Yale Corporation passed a special vote of 
appreciation to the French and English universi- 
ties for their generous attitude towards American 
college men in the Army. 7,000 Americans are 
now attending French universities, and 3,000 in 
English universities. 

The degrees of master of science, doctor of pub- 
lic health, and the certificate in public health have 
been opened to women. 

The Sheffield Scientific School has been author- 
ized to arrange for R. O. T. C. units in ordnance, 
engineering, and military aeronautics for next 
year. 

The question of the Yale War Memorial is to be 
decided at Commencement. The three plans being 
considered for the- memorial are, a general college 
track house, a college theatre, and a college inn. 



At a recent meeting of the New England Asso- 
ciation of Hospital Social Workers, Prof. F. Stuart 
Chapin of the Department of Economics and 
Sociology of Smith College, spoke on "Principles 
of Education Applied to Training for Social 
Work." Case work is defined as the differential 
treatment of the human being in misfortune. Its 
aim is the developing of self reliance and self help. 
To this end students — prospective case workers — 
must be trained to think for themselves and not 
along routine lines. Although technique is essen- 
tial for the social worker who is judged by the 
skill of his performance and although a great many 
informational subjects must appear in the train- 
ing of social workers, independence of thinking is 
of supreme importance. Social workers must be 
trained not only to understand concrete problems 
but to draw conclusions and generalizations. The 
tendency of social workers is to make observations 
and gather facts. They need training in the ex- 
perimental method which seeks to discover con- 
nections between successive events. The problem 
method of teaching with lectures to synthetize the 
material is urged. 



SOUTH AMERICAN WOMEN SEEK RIGHTS. 



In Argentina and in Uraguay there are now very 
active Wiomen's organizations. Argentina women 
ask for full political power in their own country 
and for world representation on the Council of the 
League of Nations. 

In Uraguay women are asking legislation to 
admit women to all liberal professions. Another 
bill asks full civil rights for women. They are 
also seeking opportunities to have women taught 
certain trades especially that of linotypist. 




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THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



Hlumnae ^Department 

(The Editors are earnestly striving to make this 
department of value by reporting events of interest 
to Wellesley Alumnx as promptly and as completely 
as is possible. The Alumnae are urged to co-operate by 
sending notices to the Alumna General Secretary or 
directly to the Wellesley College News.) 



ENGAGEMENTS. 
'08. Marguerite E. Habicht, '04-06, to Gilbert 
Clark Jackson. 
'17. Caroline Bowers to Roy Campbell Muir. 

MARRIAGE. 

'15. Kennedy-Clarke. On May 17, at Philadel- 
phia, Florence M. Clarke to James H. Kennedy. 

BIRTHS. 

'98. On February 18, at Springfield, Illinois, a 
daughter, Julia Enos, to Mrs. Hatch (Ellen 
Smith). 

'06. On May 10th, a daughter (Natalie Ames), 
to Mrs. Ernest Kavangh (Alice C. Ames). 

'13. On May 18, at Sutfern, N. Y., a daughter, 
Emily Ann, to Mrs. R. J. Davidson (Grace R. 
Perry). 

'13. On April 11, a son, David Lloyd, to Mrs. 
Thomas E. Jones (Esther Balderston). 

'13. On April 13, a daughter, Barbara Ruth, to 
Mrs. Harry C. Williams (Ruth Pepperday). 

CHANGE OF ADDRESS. 

'91. Mrs. G. H. Middlebrook (Charlotte Miller) 
to 259 Rockaway Ave., Boonton, N. J. 

'03. Mrs. H. A. Vaughan (Helen Lucas) to 
Oldsmar, Fla. 

'09. Mrs. David M. Noble (Louise Thiery) to 
34 Central St., Somerville, Mass. 

'13. Mildred L. Evans to 139 Woburn Ave., 
West Medford, Mass. 

'14. Mrs. Harold J. Ruse (Thelma Frost) to 
33 Argyle Rd., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

'15. Mrs. T. W. Miller (Dorothy S. Day) to 
47 Niles St., Hartford, Conn. 

'17. Ruth Martha Lewis to 2116 N. Charles 
Street, Baltimore, Md. 

DEATHS. 

'13. On September 26, 1918, at Marchville, 
France, Raymond Chamberlin, fiance of Mildred 
L. Evans. 

'16. On May 17, at Portland, Conn., Rev. Oliver 
H. Raftery, D.D., rector of Trinity Church, Port- 
land, Conn., father of Elizabeth B. Raftery. 



NOTICE TO REUNION CLASSES. 



The Historical Committee sends out a plea to 
Alumnae who are returning to Wellesley this June. 
Will you not help us to complete our files for the 
Historical Collection? Look over your memory 
books of Wellesley days, and see if there is not 
something suggested by the following list which 
you will be glad to give for this good cause. 

Publications (Official). 
Calendar 1879-80. 

Course of Instruction, all before 1908. 
Graduate Circular 1887-1891, 1893-1903, 1906, 1908- 
10, 1913, 1915-1916. 

THE MARGARET CRAWFORD 
SUMMER CAMP FOR GIRLS 

Sunderland, near Amherst College, Mass. 



flSixty acres of romantic woodlands. Glorious out- 
of-door playground. Special instruction in aesthetic 
dancing. Safe boating, swimming, riding, motor- 
ing. From 2 weeks to 3 months as desired. 

ffFor illustrated folder and full particulars write 
Secretary, The Margaret Crawford School of 
Dancing and Pageantry, 147 West 57th St., New 
York City. 



THE 

WELLESLEY NATIONAL BANK 

WELLESLEY, MASS. 

The faculty and students of Wellesley College are in- 
vited to avail themselves of the privileges and services 
offered by this Bank, and the officers and employees are 
ever ready to render any assistance possible in connection 
with banking matters. 



C. N. TAYLOR, President 



BENJ. H. SANBORN, V.-President 



L,OUIS HARVEY, Cashier 



SA VINOS DEPARTMENT 



SAFE DEPOSIT BOXES 



Official Directory 1898-99, 1906-07, 1907-08, 1916- 

17. 
President's Annual Report 1888. 

Publications (Students). 
Legenda 1907, 1915. 

Wellesley Magazine v. 16, 4-6 Jan.-Mar. 1908, v. 
18, 1, 3-9, Oct.-Dec. 1909, Jan.-June 1910. 

Alumnae Association. 
Abridged Report of Annual Meeting 1890, 1900. 
Annual Meeting (Program) 1897-1904, 1910-11, 

1917. 
Annual Reunion Luncheon (Program) 1882-1890, 
1915-1917. 

Senior Plays. 
Program 1903, 1917. 

Christian Association. 
Annual Report, all before 1908, 1912-13, 1913-14. 
Students' Handbook, all before 1900, 1900-1907, 
1909-1911, 1913. 

Baccalaureate Vespers. 
Program 1897, 1900. 

Christmas Vespers. 
Program 1891, 1894, 1896-1900, 1902, 1906. 

Commencement. 
Commencement Week (Notice sent to College Offi- 
cials) 1905-1917. 
Commencement Week Program 1881-1896, 1914. 
Invitations 1881, 1883, 1885, 1887-1888, 1892-95, 
1898, 1900, 1902, 1904, 1906-07, 1910, 1915. 
Field Day. 
Program 1909-1915. 

Indoor Meet. 
Program 1909-10, 1912-17. 

Float Night. 
Program 1889, 1910. 

It is the hope of the committee to have a com- 
plete file of Alumnae publications. If you have 
published any books, monographs, or magazine 
articles of which you are willing to contribute 
copies, kindly send them to the chairman of the 
committee. 

Lilla Weed, 
Chairman Historical Committee, 
Wellesley College Library. 



time that social psychiatry has appeared in the 
training of the employment manager. The con- 
tributions that may be made by psychiatry, psj'- 
chology and sociology to the placing and handling 
of employees were presented in four exercises of 
two hours each by lecture, discussion and clinical 
demonstration. Among the patients shown were 
those who are industrially competent but tempo- 
rarily disabled by mental disease; those whose level 
of intelligence is found by psychological tests to be 
so low that they are fitted only for simple routine 
work; and those who have mental difficulties close- 
ly connected with social maladjustments and who 
regain their competency through psychiatric-social 
treatment. 



NEW MUSIC FOR THE HILL ALCOVE. 
Mr. Frederic Ayres has given the following 
songs and piano music to the Hill Alcove, Mr. 
Ayres himself being the composer. 
Songs: 

"Where the Bee Sucks" 

"Come Unto These Yellow Sands" 

"Sea Dirge" 

"The Twa Corbies" 

"When Daffodils Begin to Peer" 

"Sunset Wings" 
Piano: 

"Moonlight" 

"The Open Road." 



A SYNOPTIC GOSPELS— LOST. 

Has Dorothy Doremus' and Gwendoline Keene's 
names in it. Please return to Lost and Found 
Bookshelf or to Gwendoline Keene, 28 Church 
St. — very valuable for margin notes. 

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COURSES IN SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY. 

A modern instance of recognition of the value 
of psychiatry to practical affairs is a brief course 
given at the Boston Psychopathic Hospital, by the 
Director, Dr. E. F. Southard, to the class in em- 
ployment management now. being conducted at 
Harvard University by the Federal Board of 
Vocational Education. This is probably the first 



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THE WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS 



NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL WORK. 



With war carme a call for many workers to go 
into communities and help develop the social life 
of young people. There was a serious lack of 
trained workers to do this work and emergency 
courses were started by the War Camp Conimu- 
nity Service Department; but this emergency un- 
covered the fact that remains with us at the end of 
the war, — a growing need for intelligent and well 
trained women who can enter this field of service. 
Community work is an attempt to develop a 
community consciousness which will correlate all 
phases of community life and bring to light nat- 
ural leaders. It is an endeavor not so much to 
impress standards as to arouse the desire and 
capacity for better things~in the community. The 
work must of necessity be varied and largely ex- 
perimental, striving always to impress the com- 
munity with the value of the experiment and event- 
ually handing it over to the proper agency to en- 
large and perfect. 

Some of the ways in which community work may 
be developed are along the lines of health, recrea- 
tion, problems of industry, immigration and Amer- 
icanization. 

Nothing is of greater importance than the con- 
servation of our most precious asset, child life, be- 
cause eventually this means the physical fitness of 
all the people. 

At this time when industrial life is tending to- 
ward greater leisure, a program of recreation for 
leisure is essential, a program which will satisfy 
the natural desire for play, now so often exploited 
by the undesirable forms of commercial recrea- 
tion. Equally important is a knowledge of the in- 
dustrial situation, ability to advise and direct the 
boys and girls about to enter industry, and a keen 
perception of the direct effect of well balanced re- 
creation upon work. 

With a very large percentage of our population 
either immigrant or born of immigrant parents, 
we cannot escape problems of Americanization. 
Community work means Americanization in the 
broadest sense of the word. It means developing 
a faith and interest among peoples of varying 
nationalities and religions. It means service in 
the crowded sections of our big cities, in the in- 
dustrial centers of our states, and in isolated rural 
communities. 

The Smith College Training School for Social 
Work is offering an opportunity that will interest 
those contemplating training for such work. 

The School is a graduate professional school of- 
fering work that falls into three divisions: — a sum- 
mer session of eight weeks of theoretical instruc- 
tion at Smith College, combined with a training 
period of nine months' practical instruction car- 
ried on in co-operation with settlements in various 
cities; and a concluding summer session of eight 
weeks of advanced study. 

The School employs the newer methods of train- 
ing for social work. First, the psychological ap- 
proach to social problems is emphasized in all of 
its courses; second, students are made acquainted 
with the application of the scientific method in 
sciences bearing upon social problems; third, em- 
phasis is laid on the discussion method of teaching 
rather than the use of the usual lecture system, in 
an endeavor to train for fearless and resourceful 
thinking about social problems. 

The method of continuous practice is believed 
by the sponsors of the school to afford the best 
practical training. To become completely assim- 
ilated into the organization, the student should be 
on duty regularly and without interruption. There 
would seem to be great value for drill and disci- 
pline as well as for depth of experience in the un- 
interrupted practice and in the continuity of theo- 
retical study which this plan provides. 



Tufts College Medical and Dental Schools 

The Tufts College Medical and Dental Schools are co-educa- 
tional, and provide women with an opportunity for entering vocations 
of great possibilities. 



The requirements for entering the Med- 
ical School are that the candidate shall 
have a diploma from an accredited high 
school and two years of medical pre- 
paratory work covering Chemistry, Biol- 
ogy, Physics, English and either French 
or German. 



Tufts College Dental School admits 
graduates of accredited high schools on 
presentation of their diploma and trans- 
cript of record covering fifteen units. 
Many successful women practitioners are 
among its graduates.' 



For further information, apply to 

FRANK E. HASKINS, M. D., Secretary 

416 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Mass. 



LABOR IN ENGLAND. 



SUMMER SCHOOL AT THE MASSACHU- 
SETTS AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE. 



Henceforth the United States and England will 
be so closely related to each other, not only be- 
cause of the League but even more because of 
their internal problems, that it becomes extremely 
necessary for Americans to understand British 
affairs. In these two countries today the foremost 
problem is labor; in Great Britain is found the 
most powerful and best organized labor movement 
in the world and every intelligent person should 
try to comprehend its nature. 

In addition to a small body of Socialists, that 
is, the Independent Labor party, there are about 
four million organized trade unionists. As a whole 
the labor movement is divided into different 
spheres, the membership of which overlaps. The 
Trade Union Congress, reaching all over the coun- 
try through every industry, meets annually to sur- 
vey achievements, pass judgments and formulate 
plans for the future, while the labor party, with 
many organizations throughout the country to 
stimulate political activity, sends members to Par- 
liament. 

By the very nature of the situation it is obvious 
that the different sections of labor must make dif- 
ferent demands, but in general what they want 
most is to have the government so altered that the 
workers may get a larger share of the necessities 
and comforts of life than has hitherto been theirs, 
in comparison with those enjoyed by more priv- 
ileged classes. ».r. Frank Dilnot, for three years 
editor of the Daily Citizen, the organ of the labor 
movement in Britain, ventures to guess at the out- 
come of the present critical condition. He thinks 
that there will be at least partial nationalization 
of some of the great industries and some conces- 
sions to smaller industries where the demand is 
insistent. He feels confident that resentment and 
strife will diminish when the country receives a 
fuller supply of food and when the old ease of life 
is in some measure restored. At the same time, 
however, the new spirit in the working people will 
persist and will doubtless exert heavy pressure, on 
the British government. 

From the "Smith College Weekly." 



Plans for the Summer School have just been an- 
nounced by the Massachusetts Agricultural Col- 
lege. These plans include many changes. The 
Summer School is no longer a part of the Exten- 
sion Service, but will be in charge of the Director 
of Short Courses. 

The co-operation of the College and the Massa- 
chusetts Board of Education makes it possible to 
provide this, year a large number of courses in 
education which wn. be of value to teachers. These 
courses include subjects in the school curriculum 
and in methods of teaching. A large number of 
related courses will also be given. The program 
for the Summer School is particularly attractive 
and a large attendance of teachers and others in- 
terested is expected. 

The College and the Massachusetts Board of 
Education will co-operate to provide instruction 
for teachers in vocational education under the 
Smith-Hughes Act. These courses are designed 
not only for teachers now engaged in teaching 
agriculture but for others who wish to qualify for 
this field of work. 

The courses in agriculture and horticulture of 
the summer session offer a good opportunity to 
men discharged from military and naval service 
who wish instruction in agriculture as a prepara- 
tion for farming. 

The College has already held two special short 
courses for returned soldiers and sailors and en- 
deavors to assist these men to find positions on the 
farms of the State when the course has been com- 
pleted. 

The summer courses are particularly practical 
since it is possible to give a large amount of field 
work in connection with the courses in general 
agriculture and horticulture. They also provide 
an opportunity for young men and women from 
other institutions who wish to gain some instruc- 
tion in agriculture during the summer months. 

A well organized program in home economics 
for teachers, homemakers, club workers, and 
others has been arranged to meet the growing de- 
mand for this phase of work in the Summer 
School. These courses in home economics have 
been very popular in previous summer schools and 
additional instructors and courses have been pro- 
vided for this summer. 

All the courses offered at the Summer School 
are free.